Rapper Tiny Doo charged; his album ‘promoted’ shootings, D.A. says

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By Tony Perry / LA Times November 20, 2014 Among the 15 suspected San Diego street-gang members charged in a string of shootings is Brandon Duncan, an aspiring rap singer. Duncan, 33, who raps under the name Tiny Doo, is not accused of providing the guns or being present at the nine shootings that terrorized […]

An Insider’s Look Before They Were Hip-Hop Stars

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By Carolina Gonzalez / The New York Times November. 18, 2014 The sharp features and bedroom eyes are eminently familiar. But the sun-dappled portrait of Snoop Dogg Lisa Leone took in 1993 surprises. The rapper appears not just young — this was just before the release of his first solo album — but soft. “What […]

Tupac Shakur’s poems as a teen released

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By Stefani Camille WWW.Streetgangs.com October 31, 2014 Tupac Shakur wrote poetry as a teen and three of them have been published by Noisey, an online website covering music. Pac is known for his lyrical style and has inspired many before and after his death in 1996. These three poems released by his first manager, Leila […]

Palm Trees and South LA Culture

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By Stefani Camille WWW.Streetgangs.com October 24, 2014 You can’t come to Los Angeles and not notice the Palm Trees towering over the metropolis in Southern California. These trees line the streets and freeways. You can’t listen to a rapper from LA like ScHoolBoy Q and not hear him rap about “Gang signs and palm trees, […]

Racial profiling “Django Unchained”actress is unsupported says LAPD

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By Stefani Camille WWW.Streetgangs.com October 22, 2015 Who is Daniele Watts we ask ourselves as this story comes to a head in the media now that she was charged on Tuesday with lewd conduct. We all know by now that Watts made her film debut in the critically-acclaimed blockbuster hit, Django Unchained in 2012, acting […]

O’Shea Jackson Jr.’s first role as his father in NWA’s Biopic

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By Stefani Camille WWW.Streetgangs.com October 21, 2014 The buzz is on for the new NWA biopic and we are anxiously awaiting its release date. Ice Cube spoke to Jimmy Kimmel and said that his son, O’Shea Jackson, 22, is playing him in the film Straight Outta Compton. He said “My son is in it, he […]

Remy Ma gives advice now that she is out of jail

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By Stefani Camille WWW.Streetgangs.com October 20, 2014 Remy Ma, born Reminisce Smith 34, a female rapper who was part of the Terror Quad was released from prison on August 1, 2014 after serving six years. On July 13, 2007, She turned herself in to New York City police in relation to a shooting early that […]

50 Cent talks about his relationship status with friends in the business

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By Stefani Camille WWW.Streetgangs.com October 14, 2014 When it comes to relationships in the music industry a lot or mostly all don’t last. One particular has surpassed the trials and tribulations that come with fame and money. 50 Cent aka Curtis James Jackson, 39, and Eminem aka Marshall Bruce Mathers III, 41 have. They have […]

DJ Quick speaks on the issue of music artist claiming Blood gang

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Posted by Stefani Camille WWW. Streetgangs.com October 13, 2013 DJ Quick set the record straight on the topic that some artists are claiming being from the Bloods gang. DJ Quick real name David Marvin Blake, 44, has been in the music game since his 1991 album “Quick is the Name” hit the streets. DJ Quick […]

Actor who played Omar from the Wire to play Freeway Rick Ross

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By Stefani Camille WWW.streetgangs.com October 10, 2014 Who doesn’t know Michael Kenneth Williams, the 47 year old actor and director from Flatbush, New York. His most known and admired role was Omar Little from HBO’s the Wire and who now plays Albert “Chalky” White in another HBO hit series Boardwalk Empire. Get ready to watch […]

Twitter is challenging the Government on surveillance

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By Stefani Camille WWW. Streetgangs.com October 08, 2014 Everyone knows that the government has surveillance on the internet. Well, Twitter stepped up and is suing the Department of Justice and FBI for the right to release information about the government’s surveillance of its users. Twitter is one of the most popular social media around and […]

NFL bans use of Beats by Dre headphones for players

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By Stefani Camille WWW.Streetgangs.com October 06, 2014 The NFL announced back in August that they have commissioned the Bose brand as their official headphone brand for the league. This means no more seeing players wearing headphones from Beats by Dre during any NFL related broadcasts, before or after the game. In addition, they are also […]